PCS union

PCS strike ballot: what kind of action do we need?

Civil servants are being balloted over pay, pensions and job cuts until 7 November

Workers Power  ·  08 October 2022

Public sector pay ballots: press for co-ordination

Nurses, refuse collectors, youth workers, teachers, lecturers and civil servants are being balloted.

Rebecca Anderson  ·  10 September 2022

Report — TUC lefts urge resistance to cost of living crisis

By Jeremy Dewar “A new deal for working people, a new social settlement for the UK” A LONDON TUC rally for the 18 June national demonstration heard speakers from a […]

Jeremy Dewar  ·  14 June 2022

PCS Conference votes to launch campaign on jobs and pay in the Autumn

By a PCS member WITHOUT WARNING, let alone consultation, Boris Johnson has announced over 90,000 job cuts in the civil service. To add insult to injury he did so through […]

PCS Activists  ·  31 May 2022

PCS: now is the time to strike

PCS is deciding whether to ballot its members for strike action.

Rebecca Anderson  ·  27 April 2022

PCS members must organise for pay fight

The Civil Servants’ union PCS will hold a consultative ballot on pay and pensions between 14 February and 21 March.

Rebecca Anderson  ·  07 February 2022

Covid-19 and the PCS: from workers’ rights to workers’ control

In the DWP we should veto work that sanctions or penalises claimants and demand Universal Credit is paid on the first day, in advance, not six weeks in arrears. In the Home Office – end deportations and close the detention centres

PCS Activists  ·  22 March 2020

PCS: Rank and File or Broad Left?

Differences within Left Unity, the ruling faction of the Public and Commercial Services Union (PCS), have prompted the Socialist Party to launch a faction within that faction, the Broad Left Network. At the same time, the PCS Rank and File Network is being launched. This raises the question of how best to organise in the unions – rank and file or broad left?

Workers Power  ·  06 September 2019

PCS Conference: New pay ballot requires rank and file organisation to win

We can halt the union's decline by fighting for members' control of disputes and strategy

Workers Power  ·  26 May 2019

BEIS cleaners strike for the living wage

PCS strike is part of a growing movement by low paid workers fighting for a living wage

Urte March  ·  24 May 2019

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